25 Courses
    HVAC
    HVAC Design

    Fundamentals: Air Source Heat Pumps

    This course will provide an overview of the mechanics of this alternative heating system, as well as discuss the advantages and disadvantages of installation, capabilities, and control.

    by Michael Simons

    4.6/5
    316 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    Geothermal

    Fundamentals: Geothermal

    This course will provide an overview of GSHP mechanics and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of their installation in new construction projects.

    by Michael Simons

    4.6/5
    279 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    HVAC Design
    Geothermal

    Geothermal HVAC Design: From Building Loads to Bore Field Design

    Learn Geothermal HVAC Design fundamentals, with emphasis on building load (residential, commercial and institutional) development, leading to bore field specification from industry legend Al Koenig.

    by Albert Koenig

    4.6/5
    274 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    HVAC
    Building Science
    HVAC Design
    Sustainable Building

    Radiant Cooling and Heating

    Millions of dollars are now being invested into radiant cooling and heating and thermal comfort research. In this free 1-hour lecture, Robert will take you through the radiant design sequence he has used for 30 years.

    by Robert Bean

    4.5/5
    1348 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    HVAC Design
    Geothermal

    Commercial Geothermal Heat Pump System Design

    Dr. Charles Remund, author of the IGSHPA Design Manual, explains how to design a ground heat exchanger for a commercial geothermal system.

    by Dr. Charles Remund

    4.4/5
    622 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    HVAC Design

    Bard Wall-Mount Maintenance & Prep for Modular Yard Tech's

    The information you need to professionally maintain and setup Bard wall-mount units helping you achieve your customers standards

    by Rick Downie

    5.0/5
    84 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    HVAC Design
    Geothermal

    Deep Boreholes in GSHP Systems: Pressure Considerations & Installation Practices

    This course focuses on the necessary calculations along with the recommended installation practices for deep geothermal borehole design and installation.

    by Ryan Carda

    4.8/5
    123 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    Biomass

    Hydronics for High Efficiency Biomass Boilers - Sponsored by NYSERDA

    This workshop fulfills contractor training requirements to participate in NYSERDA's 'Renewable Heat NY' program. The course examines best practices for combining modern, high efficiency wood-fired boilers with hydronic distribution systems.

    by John Siegenthaler

    4.7/5
    168 students
    8 modules
    CEUs
    Free
    Green Building
    HVAC
    Building Science
    HVAC Design
    Sustainable Building
    LEED

    Finally Fossil-Fuel-Free: Air-to-Water Heat Pump & Ventilation Retrofit

    Air-to-water heat pumps have generated a lot of excitement for their enormous retrofit potential. This case study details one home’s retrofit to an AWHP system, which was developed by hydronics experts to be simple and repeatable.

    by Brian Just

    4.5/5
    492 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    HVAC Design

    Bard Factory Training for MC5000 Series Controller (1 to 6 wall-mount units)

    This course features the MC5300 & MC5600 Multi-Unit controllers for standard Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps and is recommended for Engineers, Architects, Reps, OEM’s, Distributors, Contractors, Installers and Service Technicians.

    by Rick Downie

    4.6/5
    70 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    HVAC Design
    Geothermal

    Installing & Commissioning Real Time Geothermal Monitoring Systems

    Real time geothermal monitoring has finally become economical for installers. Real time monitoring significantly reduces risk for property owners and can verify system performance. Take this course to learn how to install and commission the GES.

    by Matt Davis

    4.6/5
    453 students
    4 modules
    Free
    Green Building
    HVAC
    Building Science
    HVAC Design

    Zone Pressure Diagnostics: Precise Leak Detection and Measurement in Buildings

    This course explains why you need Residential Energy Dynamics' Zone Pressure Diagnostics (ZPD) tool, how to use it, and much more.

    by Rick Karg

    4.3/5
    633 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    Hydronic Heating
    HVAC Design

    Low Temperature Heat Emitter Options in Hydronic Systems

    According to John Siegenthaler, The future of hydronic heating is low water temperature-- necessary to optimize the performance of condensing boilers, heat pumps, and solar thermal collectors.

    by John Siegenthaler

    4.6/5
    729 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    Hydronic Heating
    Boilers

    How to Design and Sell Mod-Con Boilers

    Enroll in this free course and learn the basic economics of mod-con boilers in retrofit and new construction applications. It will teach you what you need to know to start selling this equipment more effectively.

    by Roy Collver

    4.3/5
    358 students
    2 modules
    Free
    Green Building
    HVAC
    Building Science
    HVAC Design
    Sustainable Building

    Integrating ASHRAE HVAC Standards

    This free course is a recording of two webinars by Robert Bean on understanding and integrating ASHRAE standards on thermal comfort, energy efficiency and indoor air quality for HVAC and building design.

    by Robert Bean

    4.5/5
    800 students
    2 modules
    Free
    HVAC
    Hydronic Heating
    HVAC Design

    Achieving Hydraulic Separation in Hydronic Systems

    This lecture will outline 4 different methods for providing hydraulic separation, some of which may reduce the installation and operating cost of a system.

    by John Siegenthaler

    4.8/5
    902 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    Hydronic Heating
    Biomass

    The Importance of Low-Temperature Distribution Systems

    In this lecture, hydronics expert John Siegenthaler explains the importance of low water temperature heat emitters and distribution designs in modern hydronic systems.

    by John Siegenthaler

    4.7/5
    552 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    Hydronic Heating
    HVAC Design

    Mastering the Outdoor Reset Curve

    In this free lecture plumbing and hydronics expert Dave Yates explains how to set up a reset curve, tailor it for any application, and present it to your customers in a way that will separate you from your competition.

    by Dave Yates

    4.6/5
    438 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    Hydronic Heating
    Biomass

    Temperature Stacking in Thermal Storage for Biomass Heating Systems

    This free lecture describes a unique method of managing the operation of biomass-fueled as well as auxiliary boilers for optimum system performance.

    by John Siegenthaler

    4.5/5
    393 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    Biomass
    Boilers

    Protection Considerations for Wood Gasification Boilers + PDF Tutorial

    John Siegenthaler discusses the protection of wood gasification boilers through a 58 minute lecture, and a free PDF tutorial.

    by John Siegenthaler

    4.6/5
    106 students
    2 modules
    Free